Jim Hawkins

University of Houston Law Center

Associate Professor of Law

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Dude, Where's My Car Title?: The Law, Behavior, and Economics of Title Lending Markets

2014 University of Illinois Law Review 1013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2014
Vanderbilt University, University of Houston Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 613 (21,144)
Citation 1

Abstract:

title lending, payday loans, fringe banking, behavioral law and economics, alternative financial services

2.

Just Until Payday

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 54, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Ronald J. Mann and Jim Hawkins
Columbia University - Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 546 (36,557)
Citation 7

Abstract:

payday lending, bank regulation, consumer finance, cognitive failure

3.

Regulating on the Fringe: Reexamining the Link Between Fringe Banking and Financial Distress

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 86, p. 1361, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2011
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 542 (38,014)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fringe Banking, Financial Distress, Payday Lending, Pawnshops, Rent-To-Own, Title Lending, Credit Cards

4.

Renting the Good Life

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 111, William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 49, 2007
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 489 (43,639)
Citation 2

Abstract:

rent-to-own, consumer finance, behavioral law and economics

5.

Doctors as Bankers: Evidence from Fertility Markets

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 841, 2010, CLEA 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 253 (92,170)

Abstract:

consumer finance, behavioral law and economics, fertility markets, consumer protection

6.

The Federal Government in the Fringe Economy

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 23, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2011
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 246 (85,925)

Abstract:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, fringe banking, payday lending, rent-to-own, pawnshops, auto title lending, Dodd-Frank Act

7.

Selling Art: An Empirical Assessment of Advertising on Fertility Clinics’ Websites

88 Indiana Law Journal 1147 (2013), U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-2
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 204 (100,599)

Abstract:

fertility business, consumer protection, advertising law

8.

Credit on Wheels: The Law and Business of Auto Title Lending

Washington and Lee Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 31 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 192 (116,894)

Abstract:

auto title lending, fringe banking, consumer credit, bankruptcy, financial distress, alternative financial service provider

9.

Financing Fertility

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 47, pp. 115-165, 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 141 (151,128)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Consumer Finance, Infertility, IVF

10.

Papers, Petitions, and Parades: Free Expression's Pivotal Function in the Early Labor Movement

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 28, 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2006
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 118 (195,572)

Abstract:

free speech, free expression, labor law, social movements, social movement theory, unions, legal history

11.

The CARD Act on Campus

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-1
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 93 (207,167)

Abstract:

credit cards, student debt, CARD Act, consumer protection, young consumers, student, credit

12.

Using Advertisements to Diagnose Behavioral Market Failure in Payday Lending Markets

51 Wake Forest Law Review 57 (2016)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 81 (131,234)

Abstract:

13.

Law's Remarkable Failure to Protect Mistakenly Overpaid Employees

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 99, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 75 (225,871)

Abstract:

restitution, employment law, debt collection, bankruptcy, unjust enrichment, self-help remedies

14.

Are Bigger Companies Better for Low-Income Borrowers?: Evidence from Payday and Title Loan Advertisements

11 Journal of Law, Economics and Policy 303 (2015)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 55 (171,459)

Abstract:

payday lending, auto title lending, alternative financial service providers

15.

Consumer Credit in America: Past, Present, and Future (Introduction)

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 80, 2017, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2017
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Ohio State University - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Abstract:

consumer credit, payday loans, CFPB, debt criminalization, reverse mortgages, advertising, credit reports, consumer litigation funding

16.

Exploiting Advertising

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (313,062)

Abstract:

reverse mortgages, behavioral economics, contract law

17.

Can Voluntary Price Disclosures Fix the Payday Lending Market?

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 6, 2016, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-7
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (364,573)

Abstract:

Payday Loans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau